About Shiraz Boghani
Shiraz Boghani is an experienced entrepreneur who has garnered more than 30 years of experience in the hotel industry. He is one of the founding partners of Sojourn Hotels LLP and is also the chairman of the group. He is also a partner in the Sussex Health Care Limited which is an organization that offers healthcare services. Over the years Mr. Boghani has received high praises from colleagues and people in general for the role he has played in establishing the hotel industry in the UK. Apart from his hotel management skills, Shiraz Boghani is also a qualified accountant. His accounting skills have played a big part in helping him manage his finances.
Shiraz Boghani started his career as an accountant in 1969 when he moved to the UK. He worked with KPMG and later moved on to Thomas McLintock & Co. However, today he runs and owns 19 trading hotels in the UK. He was one of the first hoteliers to start the limited service branded hotels in London in the 90s.
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As the Chairman of the Splendid Hospitality Group, Boghani has helped the group attain tremendous success in the market. Through his leadership, Splendid Hospitality Group has managed to open 20 trading hotels. Some of these hotels are widely known and include the Hilton London Bankside hotel, which has 292 bedrooms. Another well-known hotel is the Grand Hotel and Spa, the Conrad London St. James, which has 256 bedrooms. The Holiday Inn hotel which has 336 bedrooms is also one of their hotels.
Apart from his active role in the hotel industry, Shiraz Boghani has a commitment to the community at large. He loves giving to charity and volunteering for community activities according to myfolio.com. Mr. Boghani is also involved in the Ismaili Community. His support for the Aga Khan Development Network globally and the Aga Khan Foundation is known by many. He is the Chairman of the National Conciliation and Arbitration Board and Resource Development Convener for Aga Khan University.
Every notable and good deed does not go unnoticed, and this is the case for Shiraz Boghani. His dedication to the hotel industry has awarded him several awards. In 2016, he received an Asia Business Award as the ‘Hotelier of the Year.’ He is also involved in the Institute of Chartered Accounts in Wales and England where he holds a position as a member according to sussexhealthcare.org. He has built a relationship across Europe with founders and has worked with the National Council.
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